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Best Panfish Flies

Best Panfish Flies

by Skip Morris 0

Nothing puts the sizzle back in that poor overworked adjective “fun” better than fly fishing for the freshwater pan-fishes of… more »

Best Carp Flies

The 15 Best Carp Flies

by Jay Zimmerman 0

It is difficult to stereotype an intelligent species. Carp have a longer memory and a better ability to learn than… more »

Water Boatman Fly

Water Boatman Fly

by Charlie Craven 0

Catching big ’bows doesn’t have to be complicated Stillwater fishing has become more and more popular here in Colorado over… more »


The Mother of all Stoneflies

by Charlie Craven 0

For everything from Skwalas to Salmonflies Designing a fly pattern rarely starts at the tying bench. For me, it most… more »

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The Mop Fly

by Jonathan Wright 0

Every once in a while, there comes along a development that galvanizes the fly fishing community. Seventy-five years ago, monofilament leaders… more »

Hot Fly Patterns

Hot Fly Patterns

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The flies all trout fishers should carry imitate broad insect groups like caddisflies, mayflies, stoneflies, minnows, leeches, worms, and crustaceans…. more »

Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard: Lessons from a Simple Fly

by Yvon Chouinard 0

Outdoor pursuits and crafts that I’ve been involved in—from mountaineering and whitewater kayaking to spear fishing and tool making— the… more »

Morrish’s May Day

Morrish’s May Day

by Charlie Craven 0

A new fold on Quigley’s Hackle Stacker technique There are an awful lot of good fly tiers on the planet… more »


Ditch Damsel

by Charlie Craven 0

This sexy, slender creation rides hook point up and wiggles when wet Jay Zimmerman’s Ditch Damsel is one of the… more »


Best Bighorn Fly

by Gordon Rose 0

A Bighorn guide’s secret weapon Through my decades of guiding Montana’s BigHorn River, I witnessed the irreversible trend of fly… more »

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